Archives for July 2014

50 things you MUST know about SAFETY LEADERSHIP (e-book)

Our “10 Things” e-book series has been around for a few years now, and many of our readers have found them to be a great resource to supplement to their online health and safety leadership training.  Previously, our readers had to purchase and download each e-book separately, but we’re now making them available in one […]

Peer Influence: Don’t Change Safety Culture Without It!

We talk about building a safety culture, or a culture of safety.  We are pretty clear on what safety is, but what is this thing called culture?  The most widely accepted definition, usually attributed to Warner Burke from Columbia University back in the ‘80s is “the way we do things around here.” So, culture is […]

What Happens Without Safety Awareness…

When this DIY chain-saw wielding dad decided to remove a standing dead tree from his property, he could have used some guidance from someone who knows a thing or two about Stop-Work Authority and safety awareness as a core value. Unfortunately, the person behind the video camera appears to be his own son, at least […]

The Importance of Safety Devices & Safety Awareness

Following up on a fatality that occurred in February 2013, Newser reports, “A worker at a Pennsylvania sugar plant died buried alive in sugar in an accident that could have been prevented by a safety device removed just 13 days earlier.” According to an OSHA investigation, Janio Salinas, a 50-year-old temp worker at the plant, […]

Can Obesity Impede Your Company’s Safety Culture?

At last count, more than 35% of Americans were officially obese. When you factor in all of the people who are overweight — but not technically obese — the end result is that two-thirds of American adults weigh more than they should. Unfortunately, that can translate into big problems for the safety culture you’re trying […]